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Brad’s 2016 Bowl Intrigue Rankings

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Some bowl games produce fascinating matchups.  Others produce complete duds.  Here is my subjective ranking of most intriguing bowl games for the 2016 season.

Bowl Game Intrigue Rankings
1 Dec. 31 Peach- Semifinal Washington (12-1) vs. Alabama (13-0)
2 Jan. 2 Cotton Western Michigan (13-0) vs. Wisconsin (10-3)
3 Dec. 29 Birmingham South Florida (10-2) vs. South Carolina (6-6)
4 Dec. 27 Military Temple (10-3) vs. Wake Forest (6-6)
5 Dec. 31 Taxslayer (Gator) Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Kentucky (7-5)
6 Dec. 31 Fiesta- Semifinal Ohio State (11-1) vs. Clemson (12-1)
7 Dec. 31 Citrus LSU (7-4) vs. Louisville (9-3)
8 Jan. 2 Rose Southern Cal (9-3) vs. Penn State (11-2)
9 Dec. 30 Orange Michigan (10-2) vs. Florida State (9-3)
10 Jan. 2 Sugar Auburn (8-4) vs. Oklahoma (10-2)
11 Dec. 29 Alamo Oklahoma State (9-3) vs. Colorado (10-3)
12 Dec. 27 Cactus Boise State (10-2) vs. Baylor (6-6)
13 Dec. 21 Poinsettia Brigham Young (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-5)
14 Dec. 23 Bahamas Eastern Michigan (7-5) vs. Old Dominion (9-3)
15 Dec. 27 Holiday Minnesota (8-4) vs. Washington State (8-4)
16 Dec. 28 Russell Athletic West Virginia (10-2) vs. Miami-FL (8-4)
17 Dec. 20 Boca Raton Memphis (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky (10-3)
18 Dec. 17 Las Vegas Houston (9-3) vs. San Diego State (10-3)
19 Dec. 17 Camellia Appalachian State (9-3) vs. Toledo (9-3)
20 Dec. 29 Belk Arkansas (7-5) vs. Virginia Tech (9-4)
21 Dec. 30 Liberty Georgia (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6)
22 Dec. 30 Sun Stanford (9-3) vs. North Carolina (8-4)
23 Dec. 22 Famous Idaho Potato Idaho (8-4) vs. Colorado State (7-5)
24 Dec. 23 Dollar General Ohio (8-5) vs. Troy (9-3)
25 Dec. 30 Music City Nebraska (9-3) vs. Tennessee (8-4)
26 Dec. 26 Independence NC State (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6)
27 Dec. 17 Cure UCF (6-6) vs. Arkansas State (7-5)
28 Dec. 28 Texas Texas A & M (8-4) vs. Kansas State (8-4)
29 Jan. 2 Outback Florida (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4)
30 Dec. 23 Armed Forces Louisiana Tech (8-5) vs. Navy (9-3)
31 Dec. 28 Pinstripe Pittsburgh (8-4) vs. Northwestern (6-6)
32 Dec. 26 St. Petersburg Miami-OH (6-6) vs. Mississippi State (5-7)
33 Dec. 26 Quick Lane Maryland (6-6) vs. Boston College (6-6)
34 Dec. 27 Heart of Dallas Army (7-5) vs. North Texas (5-7)
35 Dec. 24 Hawaii Middle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Hawaii (6-7)
36 Dec. 28 Foster Farms Indiana (6-6) vs. Utah (8-4)
37 Dec. 17 New Mexico UTSA (6-6) vs. New Mexico (8-4)
38 Dec. 19 Miami Beach Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Tulsa (9-3)
39 Dec. 17 New Orleans Southern Miss (6-6) vs. UL-Lafayette (6-6)
40 Dec. 30 Arizona South Alabama (6-6) vs. Air Force (9-3)
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